Ariana Grande’s Weapon-Wielding Stalker Who Broke Into Her Home Gets Convicted, Faces Years Imprisonment
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For over two years, pop superstar Ariana Grande endured relentless stalking and harassment from a dangerous, obsessed fan. Despite moving residences and obtaining restraining orders, she could not shake his persistence in forcing his way into her life. Now, justice has finally arrived. Her stalker faces over three years of imprisonment for his chilling crimes.
Ariana Grande’s Stalker Who Burglarized Her Home Faces Conviction
In February 2021, Aharon Zebulun Israel Brown began his months-long stalking spree by breaking into Grande’s Hollywood Hills mansion. Over just seven months, he returned to invade her home at least 92 separate times. Brown researched Grande extensively online to learn her addresses and security setups.
The most frightening incident occurred in September 2021. Brown entered her property brandishing a large hunting knife. He screamed violent threats at Grande’s security team, vowing to murder them and the Grammy-winning singer. Police arrested Brown after this chilling altercation.
Grande hurriedly sold the compromised Hollywood Hills estate, relocating to Montecito. She was granted a five-year restraining order against Brown. However, not even this could stop his obsession.
Just one year later in June 2022, Brown targeted Grande’s new residence. Using a screwdriver, he severed telephone and security wires, circumventing the alarm system. Police discovered Brown hiding in a crawl space when responding to the break-in.
Further investigation into Brown revealed the depth of his Grande fixation. In his possession police found over 2,000 images and videos of the pop icon. On Instagram, he sent her numerous threatening messages for weeks leading up to the final break-in.
Brown’s persistence despite restraining orders and relocations demonstrated the severe threat he posed. For over two years, his stalking hijacked Grande’s personal safety and peace of mind.
Justice Finally Served With Prison Sentence
This week, Brown’s legal judgement arrived after he pled guilty to felony charges. The charges included stalking, first degree residential burglary, and making criminal threats.
On May 3, Brown will be sentenced to three years and eight months in California state prison. Upon release, he faces ten years of restrictions under an extended restraining order. He is prohibited from contacting Grande or coming near her person or properties.
Santa Barbara District Attorney John T. Savrnoch publicly confirmed the plea deal and upcoming sentencing. He thanked Grande and her security team for their “courage and resilience” throughout the terrifying stalking ordeal.
Many celebrity stalking cases go unpunished. However, Grande persevered in pursuing justice despite Brown’s persistent harassment. The imminent prison sentence and long-term restrictions finally provide her protection and peace of mind after two harrowing years.